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At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of approximately 52,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

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The opportunity

Jacobs is recruiting a Physicist to perform complex technical analyses, develop and maintain software models to support our customers technical problems and to mentor and aid the development of more junior team members.

In this role you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of technical teams performing analysis work for a broad range of established and cutting-edge reactor designs.

You will also be challenged to develop your skills and experience as well as being provided with opportunities to build a successful career and lead technical teams taking responsibility for project delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing underpinning mathematical and physical theories
  • Performing complex fault study and plant analysis
  • Development of software and the models used to support technical challenges.
  • Working as a team to deliver work to time, cost and customer satisfaction
  • Presenting results at technical meetings and conferences where appropriate
  • Generating new business through interaction with commercial customers
  • Developing relationships with clients in order to identify and secure future business
  • Supporting the development of contract proposals and tenders
  • Mentoring junior team members
  • Continuing to develop technical knowledge and competence in field of expertise.



  • An undergraduate degree in mathematics, physics or engineering, or any other subject with a strong mathematical component
  • Good scientific programming skills (experience with Fortran preferred)
  • Ability to think innovatively and to solve complex problems
  • Ability to adapt to and efficiently absorb new technical skills
  • Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing with internal & external experts and customers
  • Able to give presentations in a compelling fashion to a technical audience.


  • Experience of nuclear reactor physics or fault studies
  • Experience of working in multifunctional teams.


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Job ID Number: CMS0000R9
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Multiple UK Locations

Preferred Disciplines...

  • Civil
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Physics
  • Structural

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